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Detail of amount disbursed in flood-affected areas under BISP

In order to mitigate the effects of recent flash floods across the Country, the federal government decided to disburse immediate cash relief to flood affectees through the Benazir Income Support Programme (BISP).

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The federal government allocated Rs 70 billion to BISP for disbursement of one-time cash assistance at Rs 25,000 per beneficiary in flood affected districts/tehsils.

The disbursement process was initiated on August 19, 2022.

The summary of disbursements made under the programme till November 02, 2022 is given as under:

Province
No. Of generated beneficiaries
Amount generated (Rs)
No. beneficiaries withdrawn payments
Amount withdrawn (Rs)
Balochistan241,0636,026,575,000218,5695,464,225,000
Sindh1,862,04146,551,025,0001,825,73845,643,450,000
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa315,7737,894,325,000304,5857,614,625,000
Punjab340,2528,506,300,000328,9398,223,475,000
Gilgit-Baltistan47211,800,00046811,700,000
Total
2,759,601
68,990,025,000
2,678,299
66,957,475,000

BISP beneficiaries in Chitral

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The current database of the Benazir Income Support Programme was created before the bifurcation of Chitral District into Lower and Upper Chitral districts and details of beneficiaries are maintained accordingly.

The summary of regular beneficiaries getting cash assistance under Unconditional Cash Transfer (UCT) Programme of BISP in District Chitral, is given as under:

District
Tehsil
Total Number of eligible beneficiaries
Number of beneficiaries enrolled till date
ChitralChitral13,70412,669
ChitralMustuj8,5837,676
Total
22,287
20,345

 

 

Note: The above data was shared with the National Assembly by the Minister for Poverty Alleviation and Social Safety Shazia Marri on November 17, 2022.

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